How Literature Saved My Life

How Literature Saved My Life

for $ 11.99

11.99 How Literature Saved My Life http://covers.feedbooks.net/item/417350.jpg?t=1387197215 http://www.feedbooks.com/item/417350?utm_medium=uwishlist&utm_source=amazon

“Reading How Literature Saved My Life is like getting to listen in on a really great, smart, provocative conversation. The book is not straightforward, it resists any single interpretation, and it seems to me to constitute nothing less than a new form.” ––Whitney Otto

 

In this wonderfully intelligent, stunningly honest, painfully funny book, acclaimed writer David Shields uses himself as a representative for all readers and writers who seek to find salvation… (more)

Editorial reviews (7 reviews)


In a fractured memoir of his life as a writer and reader, he splurges about anything and everything.

This manic thirst for literary insight undiluted by novelistic trappings gives this book an unseemly enthusiasm that is more reminiscent of a speed-freak than the work of the fiftysomething university professor who actually wrote it.

How Literature Saved My Life presents a way forward for literature in new forms.

Comments (0 comments)


No comment yet. Sign in to post a comment.

Book Details  


Publisher: Vintage (February 05, 2013)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 224 pages

File size: 2.3 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


Look for similar items  


>
>
>
>

Actions  

icon Add to a list

Favorites (1)

lara.jeanne